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Category: Horticulture

Hummingbirds Arriving

The hummingbird fall migration has begun and when I saw my first hummingbird of the season it was feeding on one of its favorite plants – firebush. The ruby-throated hummingbird is the most common hummingbird… Read More

Groundwater Depletion Staggering

For the full article see: http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=86263&src=eoa-iotd Florida’ water basin, along with many others in the world, is being rapidly depleted. Much more fresh water is being consumed than is being replaced. New information gained from… Read More

Want a Beautiful, Sustainable Garden? The one thing you should do now…

Theresa Badurek, UF/IFAS Extension, Pinellas County There are a lot of resources out there to help you control, destroy, or otherwise eliminate bugs from your garden… but why? Did you know that less than 1%… Read More

Rain Gardens and You!

Rain Gardens and You! Rain gardens are an important part of the Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ concept, and can play a major role in reducing the amount of pollutants that are generated by our urban landscapes. So what… Read More

5th Annual “Roots to Shoots” Tree Program

Dr. Ed Gilman, University of Florida’s Urban Tree Management Professor will be giving a morning program on Friday, January 16th, 2015 at UF/IFAS Extension Pinellas County, 12520 Ulmerton Road, Largo, FL. The cost is $25 Certified Arborists… Read More